The Great Debate

Don’t bet on Asians imitating Americans

By J Saft
March 4, 2009

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Asia’s calamity is that Americans are imitating frugal Asians a lot faster than Asians can become free-spending Americans.

Redefining the sacred in the banking rescue

By J Saft
February 27, 2009

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A revenue and legalization lesson from FDR

By J Saft
February 25, 2009

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Let housing find its clearing price

By J Saft
February 20, 2009

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Geithner’s hair of the dog plan for banks

By J Saft
February 18, 2009

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Nationalization by autumn, bank on it

By J Saft
February 13, 2009

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Goodbye bonuses, hello hedge funds

By J Saft
February 11, 2009

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Saving the economy from our brains

By J Saft
February 6, 2009

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Play by the rules, close failing banks

By J Saft
February 3, 2009

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Ethics without regulation won’t cut it

By J Saft
January 30, 2009

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There has been a lot of talk in Davos about improving business ethics, and mercy knows there is certainly room for that. The past few years, like the end of most booms, have included plenty of fraud, self-dealing, and general all-purpose unethical behaviour.